GenSwiss' turning tools are capable
of cutting grooves to the thickness of human hair (.0019 inch) and up to .108
inch with cutting edge repeatability within .0004 inches. Available from stock,
the UTILIS Multidec 1600 series micro grooving and turning tools can handle
both prototypes and production work. Designed for the smallest Swiss machines,
the1600 series tools are ground from premium carbide grades for enhanced tool
life in the toughest materials.
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